EDEN Presentation. Tipperary Institute-A Community Resource ?. Tipperary Institute. Ireland’s only Third-level institute particularly dedicated to rural development in its many forms. Mission - promoting sustainable rural development developing and delivering degree-level courses -60%
Tipperary Institute-A Community Resource ?
To be a resource to the people of Tipperary and its region
To promote social inclusion
To promote and be a beacon of sustainable development
To make use of developing technologies in its work
To promote the personal and professional development of its employees
To develop distributed methods of teaching and learning insofar as that is compatible with good teaching practice
County Offaly (West Offaly Partnership and Offaly County Council) initiated a programme of community planning with three communities
Planning-a rural development issue?
Participatory Democracy at Work
National Policy Context:
Centralised Control v’s Local Participatory Democracy
(Participation, Representation, Mediation)
(Planning, Present and Future, PMG)
Banagher, Ferbane, Cloghan
(representation, inclusion, co-operation, facilitation)
West Offaly Partnership.
(Facilitation, Advocacy, Mediation)
Tipperary Institute (Enablers, Researchers and Facilitators)